Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 55 70
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15 -12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 35 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.42% 2.62% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.93% 10.50% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 10
Essex median daily rate £363 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £131 £377 £262
90th Percentile £490 £630 £489
East of England median daily rate £350 £400 £420
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76% +8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Essex median hourly rate - £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% +21.62%
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year -55.00% +18.52% +68.75%

SC Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Essex
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 135 219 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.07% 24.91% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 148 81
Essex median daily rate £400 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -22.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £163 £225 £225
90th Percentile £546 £491 £538
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 33 21
Essex median hourly rate £26.44 £34.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.24% -18.07% +28.23%
10th Percentile £18.46 £15.75 £25.25
90th Percentile £39.90 £44.75 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £29.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -38.98% +37.21% +16.22%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Essex

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Essex

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Essex over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Essex

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Essex

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Essex region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 3 £150 -
Basildon +6 2 £150 -73.91% 1
Southend-on-Sea -38 2 £267 - 1
Harlow +3 1 - - 1
Saffron Walden - 1 £300 -
SC Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (51.43%) VMware
3 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
4 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
5 8 (22.86%) IBM
5 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (20.00%) Brocade
6 7 (20.00%) Windows
6 7 (20.00%) Finance
7 6 (17.14%) HP
7 6 (17.14%) Degree
7 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (17.14%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (14.29%) Cisco
9 4 (11.43%) Linux
9 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
9 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (11.43%) 3PAR
9 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
10 3 (8.57%) Terraform
10 3 (8.57%) Cloudera
10 3 (8.57%) Cognos Query Studio
10 3 (8.57%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 3 (8.57%) Cognos Connection
10 3 (8.57%) Cognos Event Studio
10 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (8.57%) Apache Spark
10 3 (8.57%) Analytics

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.86%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.86%) SAP PM
2 1 (2.86%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.57%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Cognos Connection
2 3 (8.57%) Cognos Event Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Cognos Query Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.57%) MOLAP
2 3 (8.57%) OLAP
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) French Language
2 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre Manager
1 7 (20.00%) Data Manager
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.57%) Cognos Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Deskside Support
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Support
6 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Handset
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.57%) CentOS
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.57%) Analytics
1 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Financial Modelling
1 3 (8.57%) Migration
2 2 (5.71%) Active Listening
2 2 (5.71%) DevOps
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL
2 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
2 2 (5.71%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (5.71%) Project Management
2 2 (5.71%) Security Management
2 2 (5.71%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (2.86%) ANOVA
3 1 (2.86%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.86%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.86%) Task Automation
3 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (2.86%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) CISSP
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) VCAP
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.14%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Terraform
1 3 (8.57%) yum
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) VMware
2 8 (22.86%) IBM
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.00%) Brocade
4 6 (17.14%) HP
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco
6 4 (11.43%) 3PAR
7 3 (8.57%) Citrix
7 3 (8.57%) Cloudera
7 3 (8.57%) Cognos
7 3 (8.57%) CommVault
7 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.86%) SAP
8 1 (2.86%) WSO2